The worst film ever ?


First, the french title and the presence of Lino Ventura would have let me supposed this is a humor movie, but not at all, no way !!!

Second, technically, the film i've seen on a famous french network was very bad in terms of quality.

Three : the movie is really doing its age : the construction is very slow, you can't understand the story in its whole subject if you was born far after the facts, and ths worse : a lot of characters, a lot of places in Italy... You don't know who is who and where we are, and when...

A very very crappy movie.

My first 1 star (sadly, I have to say), from a 30+ years old spectator...

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Well, I've watched this movie 4 years ago and I can't remember almost anything of it. Anyway, what I still remember is that it doesn't have a proper plot and that's why the story is just impossible to be understood. Plus, the "facts" you see in the movie are not historical: it's 100% fiction, so also if you were there in those years or you know everything about italian cronaca, you wouldn't understand anything (and that's what happened to me and 5 friends of mine -and we are all italian university students). I guess the only way you can get what happens in the movie is reading the novel by Sciascia.

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I got mixed feelings when watching this film. It is rather realistic looking and I really don't see where the criticism against the film's technical quality comes from (unless you saw a very bad print) and the plot is somewhat intriguing at times. What annoys me is that they took it too far with the calmness and I don't think the plot idea was executed to its full potential. The film could have been a very interesting thriller but the filmmakers it seems held themselves back a bit too much. Not a bad film at all but it simply could have been a bit better.


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What annoys me is that they took it too far with the calmness


The novel was even calmer! Rogas in the movie seems to get impatient at times, like when he grabs the collar of the mechanic. In the novel, hebarely exhibits any feelings, except a passive sarcasm.

This world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel.

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I don't remember this movie either, although I watched it five years ago, but I remember that it left a good impression on me. As thriller, it may not be as tightly-plotted as other pearls of the '70s, but visually it was impressive.

The first scene is unforgettable, as the old man strolls along the corridor and looks at all the bones and skulls, and then is mysteriously murdered.

This world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel.

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I still haven't found a movie that's worse than "Spiderman 3" so to me that's the one that gets the "worse ever" title.
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Yes, that's a very bad one! But I'm sure you haven't seen "Ask the dust", "Miami Vice", "The passion of Christ", "10.000B.C" and the last "Indiana Jones". Those are my top crappy movies along with Spiderman 3.

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Please tell me, in 100 words or less, why exactly you ingest so much crack cocaine on a regular basis? This may help one understand your way of thinking...

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" from a 30+ years old spectator" !?
Then , go back to primary school, it looks like you need it...
This is just a great movie with both perfect plot, actors and cinematography. Don't pay attention to the worst comment ever on top of this thread !

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This is an absolutely stunning movie and one of the very few that get a 10/10 from me. Perfection!

BTW, OP, the title is Italian, as is the subject.

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too bad we still haven't gotten the essay about viewing films on crack.

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My first 1 star (sadly, I have to say), from a 30+ years old spectator...
Yeah, idubessy, and now you get your second 1 star... from me!

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My first 1 star (sadly, I have to say), from a 30+ years old spectator...

I think that you should go watch some Spiderman crap.

1. I perfectly understand the plot. It's not so stupid as on most modern blockbusters and makes viewer think (maybe that's why you didn't understand it?).

2. Technically it's a perfect movie with great cinematography, excellent actors and nice locations.

3.
the construction is very slow,

You should go watch modern blockbusters (they aren't slow) instead of touching serious films like this one.

Best movie ever!
10 out of 10

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